Friday, July 24, 2009

The first class I took in Omaha on the Friday was with Lisa Caryl and was a Victorian Box. I finished about half of the square in class and have worked on it since and last night I finally finished it. I have a couple of pics to post of the top and then I will start constructing the box. This piece is the top of the box. I will post the finished box when done.

I must say that Lisa is a very good teacher and is very generous in her kits so you never have to worry about running out of anything and her directions are well done. I have taken classes with her before and it was the same.

Life has been very busy lately but I don;t know what I have done except finally finished working in the yard. Imagine still planting in July. I have one more perennial I bought the other day to dig in tomorrow. I was without my shovels since my neighbour had the flood and got them back this afternoon. The plant is called Arctic Orchid - Toad Lily and is called a mounding perennial. The flower is like a small orchid and is used in woodland settings - says it likes shade with just morning sunlight. Perfect for my shady part of the garden. When I get it planted I will take a photo of the little flowers. I may go back and pick up a couple more and put them in places where things are not doing too well.
I bought a bunch of my initial charms and like to include them on a piece that I make. I believe you can find them on here.


Magpie's Mumblings said...

This is going to make a beautiful box! I really like the flowers in the mid-bottom...did you make them or are they premade?

Queen Bee's Musings said...

Looks beautiful!
I love your FB letters also. I have been working on mine as well. But not as far as along. It was a great class and so enjoyed sharing it with you. I agree is a wonderful teacher and has generous kits.